Persian Qajar period reverse-painted mirror, bird & iris, later 19th century

$495.00 AUD

Qajar Iran reverse painted small mirror, painted in colours with a bird before flowering plants including a large iris, set in original frame with inlaid edge.
later 19th century

frame 31.5x27cm

Good condition with minor scratches, frame good.

 

These interesting items were painted in oils onto a thick pane of glass in reverse, which was then coated in a mirror surface. The frame was made at the same time, and is original.

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